A 4-month-old baby boy was found with a rare brain tumor, but that wasn’t the only unique factor of the situation.
Skipping breakfast and eating dinner close to bedtime could be a deadly decision — especially for those who have already suffered a heart attack, a study released this week suggests.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is being sued by a nonprofit organization of doctors that has claimed the government agency doesn’t properly regulate fecal contamination in meat and chicken production.
A nurse who went to the doctor for symptoms of fatigue in 2013 said she realized it was probably something more than vitamin D deficiency when she started coughing up blood.
Two Yonkers families were nearly wiped out Friday morning when they were poisoned by a carbon monoxide leak, authorities said.
Travelers who passed through LAX were again warned of possible measles exposure after a confirmed case was reported on April 3.
The company behind blood pressure medication tablets has expanded a recall for two products after trace amounts of a possible cancer-causing ingredient was detected in the tablets.
The drinking water in Paradise, California, where 85 people died last year in the nation's worst wildfire in a century, is contaminated with the cancer-causing chemical benzene, officials said.
A California baby has died after contracting whooping cough, officials said, marking the first such death in Orange County in more than a decade.
A 68-year-old man in China reportedly underwent life-changing surgery to remove a 61-pound cancerous tumor from his neck and upper back earlier this month.
A small bone behind the knee that scientists previously thought had been selected out by evolution a century ago is now three times more prevalent - and possibly linked to arthritis, according to a new study.
A new study has found gluten in 32 percent of restaurant foods marked gluten-free. The study published in the American Journal of Gastroenterology also found gluten in 53.2 percent of pizzas tested and 50.8 percent of pastas.
New York City’s Board of Health is issuing civil summonses for three people who didn’t comply with the mandatory measles vaccination order.
Can a genetic test identify newborns at risk of becoming severely obese by middle age?
A heartbroken California mother is stressing the importance of reading ingredient labels after her 11-year-old daughter suffered a fatal allergic reaction allegedly triggered by a new prescription toothpaste.
A "one-in-a-million" 3-year-old born with both legs bent backward has walked for the first time after the public helped raise $234G for "miracle" surgery.
Relying on the trickery used by the AIDS virus to infect people, doctors at two medical centers say they have cured 10 infants of so-called bubble boy disease, a genetic defect that leaves children, typically boys, without an immune system.
Teens are daring each other to eat plastic packaging, cardboard boxes and fruit peels — and posting videos of themselves doing it to Snapchat — in a bizarre new social media trend called “shell on.”
A Rhode Island toddler who still suffers from breathing issues nearly two years after he accidentally swallowed a laundry pod is lucky to be alive, his mother said, after he spent three days on life support on the hospital.
A worker infected with measles visited Google’s Northern California campus earlier this month, according to a report.